‘SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING’ 02.22.1992 Recap + Review – Lee vs. Mantell, Ivan’s New Partner, Horowitz…Loses

VENUE: East High School (Morristown, TN)
COMMENTATORS: Bob Caudle & Jim Cornette

Brian Lee takes on Dutch Mantell in this week’s main event, plus Ron Wright continues to stoke flames, Ivan Koloff debuts his new tag team partner, and Robert Gibson tries to overcome the overwhelming power of…The Mighty Yankee? LOVE IT.


  • Bob Holly vs. Pat Rose (*3/4)
  • Joey Maggs vs. Rip Rogers (**1/4)
  • Robert Gibson vs. The Mighty Yankee (*1/2)
  • Tim Horner vs. Barry Horowitz (**1/2)
  • Brian Lee vs. Dutch Mantell (**)

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‘SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING’ 02.15.1992 Recap + Thoughts – Fantastics vs. Koloffs, Orndorff vs. Rogers

VENUE: Memorial Auditorium (Greenville, SC)
COMMENTATORS: Bob Caudle & Jim Cornette

This week on Smoky Mountain Wrestling we’ve got a tag team main event as The Fantastics (Bobby & Jackie Fulton) take on The Russians (Ivan & Vladimir Koloff). Also on the show Paul Orndorff takes on Rip Rogers, Scott Armstrong takes on Dutch Mantell, and much more.

  • Bob Holly vs. Tim Frye
  • Paul Orndorff vs. Rip Rogers
  • Scott Armstrong vs. Dutch Mantell
  • The Fantastics vs. Ivan & Vladimir Koloff

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‘SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING’ 02.08.1992 Recap + Thoughts – Debut Episode, Bobby Fulton vs. Ivan Koloff

VENUE: Memorial Auditorium (Greenville, SC)
COMMENTATORS: Bob Caudle & “Dirty” Dutch Mantell

The inaugural episode of Smoky Mountain Wrestling features Bobby Fulton of The Fantastics taking on Ivan Koloff in the main event, plus folks like Tim Horner, Brian Lee, and Robert Gibson in action. An outlaw mud show if I’ve ever heard of one.


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  • Robert Gibson vs. Killer Kyle (**)
  • Brian Lee vs. Barry Horowitz (*1/2)
  • Tim Horner vs. Joe Cazana (*3/4)
  • The Black Scorpion vs. Paul Miller (*1/4)
  • Bobby Fulton vs. Ivan Koloff (*3/4)

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